The village is mentioned for the first time in 607-608 as the Collerinse. In 1360, the village is named for the first time in the 17th century and Colroy, Koenigsberg means "king of the hill." After being decimated and destroyed during the Thirty Years War, the village was repopulated by people from Switzerland and Montbéliard in 1660. In 1790, the town is linked to the Township of Saales. Colroy-la-Roche became German in 1871. The village becomes German during the Second World War.
Colroy-la-Roche is located on the border of Alsace and the Vosges, a region that has retained its former glory, at the foot of "Field of Fire", which rises to an altitude of 1100 m.
This friendly town has a timeless tranquility, in a green region remained intact. It's fun to stroll around the square and park in the village rewarded for its flowers (2 flowers in the competition of cities and villages in bloom). Discover the magnificent marked hiking trails that are suitable for both leisure for pleasant hiking and sports enthusiasts made.
At a place called the tanks, located 1.5 km from the village, the trail of the forest of Upper Bruche, thematic route 1800 meters, invites you to discover nature by a path through the woods, marked consoles reading and teaching apparatus and games that will arouse the interest of small and larger strollers. It passes through varied ambiances purely forest (coniferous forest, beech-fir) or open (prairie game, pond, pasture).
Nearby, the beehive-school Colroy-la-Roche an opportunity to discover the "nature lovers" beekeepers are Colroy visitors share their enthusiasm for the world of bees during a visit that led to the heart of the hive. A permanent exhibition of old tools of beekeepers, cleverly staged a useful complement to this discovery.
Habitat typical house type Upper Bruche Valley, old farm-type piece.
Church of St. Nicolas: Baroque altars come from the Mont Sainte-Odile.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
The castle of Roche Bellefosse.
The sawmill "High Iron" Ranrupt.
The archaeological site and the path of the Donon.
The Memorial of Alsace Moselle Schirmeck.
Struthof and the European Centre of Deported Resistance.
The Museum at Oberlin Waldersbach.
Museum of Traditions in Neuville-la-Roche.
The paths of poetry and in The Mennonite Heritage Broque.